Leonora is a native woman from the town of Alicia, Bohol. She is married with 3 school aged children. Leonora runs a sari-sari (variety) store. She sells items ranging from sugar, coffee, noodles,shampoo, cooking oil, soap and various snack foods.
Leonora is asking for a loan to buy more items to sell like biscuits, noodles, snack foods, beverages and canned goods, to cater the needs of her customers, as well as maintain the inventory of her store.
In the future, Leonora hopes to expand her business and increase her profits so she can educate her children.
About Community Economic Ventures, Inc.
Community Economic Ventures, Inc. (CEVI), based in Bohol, was awarded the Platinum Award for Transparency in Social Performance Reporting by CGAP. Social performance monitoring is imperative in measuring a microfinance institution’s effectiveness. The fact that CEVI is participating in this process speaks volumes about the organization’s commitment to serving its clients effectively. In addition to providing credit for its clients, CEVI provides savings, insurance, and training through regular cluster group meetings.